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"The Death of Mr. Lomas," by Francis Vivian

Classic Mysteries

Release Date: 01/19/2020

"The Collected Short Fiction of Ngaio Marsh," edited & introduced by Douglas G. Greene

Classic Mysteries

Ngaio Marsh is best known for her novels about Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn. This collection of her writing features short fiction - some with Alleyn, some with other characters.

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"The Triple Bite," by Brian Flynn

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On the Classic Mysteries podcast this week, a mysterious cryptogram, sudden death - and a shocking method for murder.

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"Death and Letters," by Elizabeth Daly

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Henry Gamadge puts together a daring rescue for a woman held a virtual prisoner by her family. What was the secret worth killing for?

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"Sinister Stones," by Arthur Upfield

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On the Classic Mysteries podcast this week, a murder in the Australian outback - and DI Napoleon Bonaparte - Bony - is on the case. Arthur Upfield's "Sinister Stones" reviewed

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"The Body Politic," by Catherine Aird

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an international crisis resolved by an opportune heart attack. Maybe TOO opportune...Another of Catherine Aird's witty 'Calleshire Chronicles" mysteries with Inspector Sloan and company.

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"Murder Within Murder," by Frances and Richard Lockridge

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Miss Amanda Gipson was a fine researcher to investigate old murders.  But what if an old killing made a new one necessary?  Pam and Jerry North investigate a possible murder within a murder.

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"Judge Dee at Work," by Robert Van Gulik

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Eight short mysteries set in 7th Century China, all solved by Judge Dee.

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"The Night of the Wolf," by Paul Halter

Classic Mysteries

"But that's impossible!" Or maybe not. Not when the story you're reading comes from Paul Halter, a modern French author with a gift for impossible crime stories. Ten short stories by Halter, translated by John Pugmire. Savor the (im)possibilities.

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"The Sybil in Her Grave," by Sarah Caudwell

Classic Mysteries

When a small group of neighbors is getting successful stock tips from a self-styled "psychic," sudden death may not be quite as accidental as you think

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"The Case of the Counterfeit Colonel," by Christopher Bush

Classic Mysteries

Henry Clandon wanted to hire Ludovic Travers to find the war hero who saved his life. But Clandon forgot to mention a few obstacles to the search - including murder.

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Mr. Lomas told the police that he was being poisoned. The Chief Constable thought it was nonsense - until Mr. Lomas's body was discovered the next morning.